Women in Academic Science

  title={Women in Academic Science},
  author={Stephen J. Ceci and Donna K Ginther and Shulamit Kahn and Wendy M. Williams},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  pages={141 - 75}
Much has been written in the past two decades about women in academic science careers, but this literature is contradictory. Many analyses have revealed a level playing field, with men and women faring equally, whereas other analyses have suggested numerous areas in which the playing field is not level. The only widely-agreed-upon conclusion is that women are underrepresented in college majors, graduate school programs, and the professoriate in those fields that are the most mathematically… 

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